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KNOPPIX 8.1

16 Ottobre 2017

Knoppix

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KNOPPIX

Knoppix è una distribuzione Linux live basata su Debian fornita su CD o DVD che ha lo scopo di fornire un ambiente adatto al ripristino di altri sistemi o come dimostrazione delle potenzialità di Linux. Utilizza il desktop manager LXDE di default, ma sono avviabili anche KDE e Gnome. I punti di forza sono il riconoscimento dell’hardware automaticamente.

Versione 8.1

Questa versione contiene (in Inglese):

  • Version 8.1 of KNOPPIX is based on the usual picks from Debian stable (stretch), testing (buster) and unstable (sid) for newer graphics drivers or desktop software packages. It uses Linux kernel 4.12.7 and Xorg 7.7 (core 1.19.3) for supporting current computer hardware.
  • Kernel Patches: cloop, aufs, TCP Stealth.
  • Both 32bit and 64bit kernel supporting both old and new computers, the 64bit version also supporting systems with more than 4GB of RAM and chroot to 64-bit installations for system rescue tasks. The bootloader will start the 64bit kernel automatically if a 64bit-capable CPU is detected (if not manually specified otherwise).
  • For Computers that can only start from CD, not from DVD or USB flash pen, a tiny bootable CD image has been placed in the “KNOPPIX” folder, which can be burned and used together with the full USB or DVD version in order to start on old computers.
  • New in 8.1:
    • BFQ (Budget Fair Queue Scheduler), now included in the standard kernel within the multipath scheduler, austomatically activated for slow disks,
    • Kernel and system software (Debian stretch+buster) updated,
    • LibreOffice 5.4.1, Gimp 2.8.20
    • Chromium 60.0.3112.78 and Firefox (ex Iceweasel) 55 Web Browser with ublock Origin and NoScript Security-Plugin (–> Firefox no longer supports sound, check “bugs” section)
    • Automatic expansion of overlay partition on USB flash pen without reboot (!) after 1:1 copy of ISO hybrid image on USB flash pen (see New hybrid layout),
    • Personal remastering option when copying to USB flash pen using flash-knoppix
    • New programs: etherape (graphical network monitor), archivemount, terminator (terminal emulator with many features),
    • Mathematical software maxima 5.40, also integrated as live session in Texmacs,
    • New version of 3D window manager compiz 0.9.13.1,
    • LXDE (Default) with filemanager PCMANFM 1.2.5, KDE 5.8 (boot option knoppix desktop=kde), GNOME 3.24 (boot option knoppix desktop=gnome, DVD version only),
    • Wine version 2.0.0 (git) for integration of Windows (TM) based programs,
    • qemu-kvm 2.8 for (para-)virtualization.
    • electrum 2.7.9 for managing Bitcoin Wallets,
    • tiny “boot only” CD image inside the “KNOPPIX” directory for computers that can only boot from CD, but not from DVD or USB flash drive,
    • UEFI secure boot support

Risorse

La dsitribuzione può essere scaricata da:

Il sito web della distribuzione è: http://www.knoppix.org/

Screenshot

KNOPPIX 8.1

KNOPPIX 8.1

Conclusioni

La distribuzione ha un nuovo layout di partizionamento

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